Young People

I Was A Garbage Head

Spencer grew up in a nice neighborhood, but remembers his parents and other family members constantly in emotional turmoil.  It often lead Spencer to escape to his grandparents home for quiet time but the troubles were too much;...

My Friend Meth

Amanda first known addiction was with alcohol. She fell in love with booze the moment the first drop touched her lips. She became a blackout drinker; aiming to drink so much she could not remember what happened or what she might...

Sober By Sixteen

Ron grew up in a normal household. His was not a family of addicts.  Rob’s family did drink, but they didn’t abuse alcohol.  He was introduced to alcohol at an early age, and from that moment he liked the way it made...

Never Made it to the Keg Party

Tom’s first drink was at age sixteen.  At the time. he viewed getting drunk as a rite of passage.  But now, Tom blames his father who to this day is still an active drinker.  Because his dad drank so heavily, Tom  grew up...